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The number devil

Author: Hans Magnus Enzensberger; Rotraut Susanne Berner; Michael Henry Heim
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Annoyed with his math teacher who assigns word problems and won't let him use a calculator, twelve-year-old Robert finds help from the number devil in his dreams.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Magnus Enzensberger; Rotraut Susanne Berner; Michael Henry Heim
ISBN: 0805057706 9780805057706
OCLC Number: 809731356
Description: 262 pages : illustrations
Other Titles: Zahlenteufel.
Responsibility: Hans Magnus Enzensberger ; illustrated by Rotraut Susanne Berner ; translated by Michael Henry Heim.

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Annoyed with his math teacher who assigns word problems and won't let him use a calculator, twelve-year-old Robert finds help from the number devil in his dreams.  Read more...

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"Rare and glorious." (Michael Pakenham, Baltimore Sun) "Adults who know a little about math will find this book as enlightening as younger readers will." (Martin Gardner, Los Angeles Times)

 
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